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Engineering with deferred choice of specialism with a Foundation Year BEng (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

A deep and specialist understanding of engineering unlocks a world of different opportunities. At Swansea University there is plenty of choice when it comes to engineering degrees.

You can choose to concentrate your interest in a number of fields from aerospace, civil and chemical engineering, to electrical, materials science, mechanical and medical.

If you do not have typical entry qualifications or are unsure which discipline of engineering is right for you, this foundation year will help you to find out.

The integrated Engineering Foundation Year programme can lead to any full engineering degree. It is not a qualification in its own right, but the first year of a four-year BEng degree.

As you progress, your developing analytical abilities will combine with hands-on experience of state-of-the-art equipment, establishing skills which are vital to securing employment in the wider industry.

ENGINEERING WITH A FOUNDATION YEAR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of Engineering degrees at Swansea are set on course for a range of exciting employment opportunities. Your future could lie in any of the following roles:

  • Aircraft Design Engineer
  • Satellite Design Engineer
  • Rocket Scientist
  • Metallurgist
  • Product Development Scientist
  • Clinical Engineer/Scientist
  • Prosthetic Design Engineer
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Control and Instrumentation Engineer

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 31 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    11th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    8th

    1

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